The standing issue was that the accident didn't happen the way that they wanted it to. Mattie suggested to Ethan that they commit suicide by crashing into the big elm tree because they undeniably loved each other and did not want to spend another minute apart. Although, the plan went left because an image of Ethan's wife popped into his head, which shocked him, made him feel guilty, and instead of dying Ethan and Mattie were just seriously injured. In the passage it states, “Ethan! Ethan!
Family is an important component in everyone’s life. S.E Hinton this The Outsiders there is contradiction between the gang’s biological family and their “family”. Johnny is a member of the gang that is not wanted and cared for by his parents but musters to find a strong bond with the gang. The Outsiders, a realistic fiction book by S.E Hinton, shows the importance that family is the one that cares about you even though many people say that your biological family can understand you more. Before the rumble Ponyboy realized the difference between his gang and the Socs.“That was the difference between his gang and ours- they had a leader and were organized; we were just buddies who stuck together- each man was his own leader.
Werner asks himself and the reader, “Is it right to do something only because everyone else is doing it?” (Doerr 246). Werner’s story tells us the correct answer is no. One should do something because it is the right
The reasoning behind the fatal shot was initially Martin looked “suspicious”, Zimmerman then approached him and was allegedly attacked by Martin, which resulted in him having to defend himself. Although police instructed Zimmerman to not get out of his car, he failed to follow orders. Zimmerman was let off with no criminal charges. (http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/05/us/trayvon-martin-shooting-fast-facts/) “I am Arriell Sky Williams, I 'm eight years old. I am unarmed and I have nothing that will hurt you,” this is what a fearful mother has taught her daughter to say if she has an encounter with a police officer.
The Crazy Iliad In life a very good skill to have is to be able to persuade people because it can help out someone in the future of their life situations. This skill is also important when going into war, and persuading people to fight or agree on something someone believes is true. In the Iliad, Homer’s characters’ use persuasion against each other multiple times in the story. The characters in the Iliad mostly use ethos, pathos, and logos when persuading each other to understand what they believe is true. In the first book, Nestor is using ethos in trying to convince Agamemnon and Achilles that they should listen to what he has to say.
In The Fair Angiola, she escapes with the prince by leaving with him but before they left she gave all the furniture food something to eat so that they would not tell the witch where she went. However, there was a broom behind the door that she forgot to feed. This is a fairy tale, but it is just extremely absurd to make furniture talk, see, and eat. When she left she took three magical balls of yarn and and her dog followed them. When the witch got home she was furious, she asked the furniture where she went but they said she didn 't know, but the angry broom called out and told the witch was had happened.
I can take the next thing that comes along’” (Roosevelt). To me, this quote is crucial to gaining true courage because anyone can do something they are afraid of, but without reflecting upon that experience, possessing courage is not possible. Courage is not just doing something that scares a person, but recognizing one’s true character and ability that allowed them to do that frightening task. Also, once possessing courage, one must use their courageous personality to continue to ‘take the next thing that comes along’ and not fall back into their weaknesses. Roosevelt’s quote about courage can be connected to my life, the arts, and the world around me.
The most scariest event in the novel is said to be when Eleanor and Theo are walking outside of the house and notice a “picnic party on the grass in the garden,” (Jackson pg. 130) Theo then looks over her shoulder and tells Eleanor to “don’t look back” (Jackson pg. 130) and run away. It is an important moment in the book because it is the only paranormal event that Eleanor never witnesses herself. We never find out what Theo sees, which leaves it a mystery to both Eleanor and the reader.
Courage was a weapon, a very powerful weapon that could change your fate in an instant. Elie Wiesel showed the importance of courage not just during his life occurring memory but during our everyday lives, he shows and gives examples of how courage could be the savior to your most difficult times.
The individuals mentioned in this book are fantastic and their stories of courage are interesting to read and should inspire anyone who reads them. Having the courage to stand up for what is right and the people we care about is a very important quality for humans to have, and the stories in this book are good examples of why that statement in true. On the back of the book, there is a quote that I now love: “We’re all afraid of something. Some have more fears than others. The one we must all guard against is the fear of ourselves.